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Breaking the Ice, COP25 Panel hosted by the WWF Arctic Programme

Breaking the Ice, COP25 Panel hosted by the WWF Arctic Programme

This coming Thursday, December 12, WWF’s Arctic Programme will host a panel at COP25, exploring how to bring young scientists and Indigenous youth to the decision-making table in the Arcti...

10 December 2019

61 polar bears gathered near a village in Chukotka, Russia

61 polar bears gathered near a village in Chukotka, Russia

WWF Russia’s Polar Bear Patrol helps local communities reduce conflicts between animals and people. Over a period of four days, more than 60 polar bears gathered at Cape Kozhevnikova in Ch...

6 December 2019

A new protected area in Russia

A new protected area in Russia

One of the last, untouched areas of European forest is being protected in the Arkhangelsk Region of Russia.

9 October 2019

One billion people threatened by climate change risks to oceans, polar and mountain regions, UN report warns

One billion people threatened by climate change risks to oceans, polar and mountain regions, UN report warns

No part of the world will be spared from the impacts of climate change as oceans warm and ice sheets and glaciers melt, causing rapid sea-level rise that could affect one billion people by 2...

25 September 2019

The meltdown we can’t afford

The meltdown we can’t afford

Next week’s release of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): The Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) coincides w...

20 September 2019

Our staggering climate footprint on water and ice: New UN report to reveal what it means for life on Earth

Our staggering climate footprint on water and ice: New UN report to reveal what it means for life on Earth

Governments meet in Monaco over the next week to approve a scientific report outlining climate change impacts on the earth's oceans and snow and ice-covered places - or cryosphere - and...

17 September 2019

As Arctic melt accelerates, Canada moves to protect 'The Last Ice Area'

As Arctic melt accelerates, Canada moves to protect 'The Last Ice Area'

After months of bad northern climate-change news — Canada’s Arctic warming at three times the global rate, permafrost melting 70 years ahead of predictions, the worst polar wildfire seas...

1 August 2019

Lack of consensus in Arctic Council risks the future of nature and people

Lack of consensus in Arctic Council risks the future of nature and people

Arctic Foreign Ministers meeting today did not release a Declaration because they could not agree to collective action on climate change.

7 May 2019

Delivery of WWF Underwater Noise petition to Arctic Council

Delivery of WWF Underwater Noise petition to Arctic Council

Media advisory: Rovaniemi, Finland

3 May 2019

WWF Recommendations for Inclusion in the Arctic Council 2019 Rovaniemi Ministerial Declaration

WWF Recommendations for Inclusion in the Arctic Council 2019 Rovaniemi Ministerial Declaration

The next two years are extremely important for the global community’s ability to take important steps forward in the protection of biodiversity, the urgent reduction of greenhouse gas emis...

2 May 2019

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